“They’re animals and animals and human beings, eventually, we all unfortunately stop continuing and it’s unfortunate when it happens, but that doesn’t mean that you stop doing things,” Mayor Bloomberg said.
It was the second horse to collapse in the street in two weeks. Last week a spooked horse crashed outside Central Park. Animal advocates say enough is enough.
He was too sick to be working. The horse that died on a Manhattan street in October should never have been there in the first place, according to a necropsy.
They are lucky to have a job. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that carriage horses in the city are fortunate to be working — rather than dead.
A white horse collapsed and died Sunday around 9:30 a.m. as it trotted toward Central Park, according to the ASPCA.